Palms and cycads
Slow-growing plants. Short trunks (may be completely or partially beneath soil level) are usually marked with scars from old leaf bases. Circular crowns of leaves resembling stiff fern fronds or small palm fronds.Need organically enriched, fast-draining soil.Zamia pumila
To 4 ft. high, 6 ft.wide. Short trunk is largely below soil level. Fronds to 3 ft. long,with as many as 30 pairs of dark green leaflets to 5 in. long, 1 1/4 in.wide.
These feather palms are native to Lord Howe Island in the South Pacific. Slow growing, they reach full...
The climbing stems of this woody shrub grow to 1–4 ft. tall, 1 1/2 ft. wide; bear pairs of red f...
Native to Brazil and Peru. This nearly evergreen tree grows to 30–40 ft. high. Must be in the gr...